The gum extract from guar bean seeds contains soluble fiber which is processed to obtain a gum product with relatively lesser thickening property. The main use of this product is to treat patients with frequent loose stools, it is soluble that helps to fight irregular or inconvenient bowel movements and helps in regulating excretion.
How Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Granules are made?
PHGG is made by an enzymatic process in which guar gum powder is broken to a limit. The process results in reducing the thickening property of the guar gum powder and increase the solubility of its fiber content for easy digestion.
Industrial Importance of PHGG
The unique capability of PHGG to remain stabilized under low pH makes it a fiber rich food. It is especially recommended for patients suffering from diarrhea.
Health Benefits of PHGG
PHGG’s medicinal properties such as reducing stomach upset and pain in the abdomen and among others maladies are used to treat people suffering from constipation as well as those who suffer from bowel syndrome issues.
Medicinal Advantages of PHGG
PHGG is considered a significant component of the clinical diet. As the enzymatic process decreases its viscosity, it becomes highly soluble in water and is an effective ingredient to be added to the enteral nutrition of patients. It is also included in patient diets to increase Bifidobacterium in the gut.